Being related to cardamom and turmeric, ginger has anti-inflammatory properties that make it an ideal natural remedy for nausea (during pregnancy and chemotherapy too), cold, flu and help digestion, thus stimulating appetite...
Because ginger improves blood circulation, it has also been used in traditional medicines as an aphrodisiac and because we do believe that risotto is a highly indulging dish, following our ginger risotto recipe this V-day, nobody will be able to resist you 😍
For a more romantic atmosphere and seductive level, we recommend you do it Italian style and cook together 💏
Ginger risotto: the aphrodisiac
- white rice: 160gr is the average amount in a full menu, if risotto is your main dish, make it 200gr. We normally count 2 handful per person plus 1 for the pot, make it 3 for a larger portion
- half a tsp of peeled and hand finely chopped fresh ginger every two portions
- black pepper - optional if using:
- grounded turmeric, 1/4 tsp (optional)
- stock: vegetable or chicken or bouillon, 1/2 liter or 1 pint every 2 portions of risotto
- butter or evoo, 1,5 tbs
- white wine, 1 glass
- parmigiano reggiano or vegan sub
- heavy cream, 1/3 cup or vegan sub to add a creamy texture
Both heavy cream and parmesan cheese are optional and can be sub with vegan options.